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Market Share for Each Creative Type in 1996

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Note: This chart ranks creative types by the amount they earned at the domestic box office during 1996. It includes movies released in previous years that earned money during 1996. For example, a movie released over Thanksgiving in 1995 will most likely earn money in 1995 and 1996.

Each box office year ends on the first Sunday of the following year. The next year starts the following day (Monday). For example, the "2004 box office year" ended on Sunday, January 2, 2005.

Top Grossing Creative Types of 1996

RankCreative TypeMovies1996 GrossTicketsShare
1 Contemporary Fiction 185 $3,568,649,159 807,386,593 61.63%
2 Kids Fiction 21 $716,145,260 162,023,805 12.37%
3 Science Fiction 15 $593,544,278 134,286,030 10.25%
4 Historical Fiction 41 $420,295,279 95,089,408 7.26%
5 Fantasy 20 $267,995,307 60,632,411 4.63%
6 Dramatization 21 $192,754,429 43,609,592 3.33%
7 Super Hero 1 $17,220,599 3,896,063 0.30%
8 Factual 6 $6,549,634 1,481,814 0.11%